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Re: Template URIs vs. URIs

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Thu, 05 Oct 2006 21:58:11 +0200
Message-ID: <452563D3.1010806@gmx.de>
To: Frans Englich <frans.englich@telia.com>
CC: uri@w3.org

Frans Englich schrieb:
> On Thursday 05 October 2006 20:27, Mark Baker wrote:
>> Regarding
>> http://www.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-gregorio-uritemplate-00.txt
>> My concern with this draft is that template URIs are not easily
>> distinguishable from URIs.  mnot's blog entry[1] claims that the use
>> of "{}" is sufficient to distinguish the two, and while that may be
>> technically true, I'm not aware of any URI-detection algorithm that
>> checks for the presence of minor, unknown characters.  A quick test of
>> GMail shows that it presents template URIs as clickable URIs, for
>> example.
> I'm not very into this, but doesn't it clash with the rather strong convention 
> of representing QNames(XML) with John Clark's syntax?
> http://jclark.com/xml/xmlns.htm

I thought about that as well... But when would you ever want to have a 
URI *template* in place of a namespace URI?

Best regards, Julian
Received on Thursday, 5 October 2006 19:58:28 UTC

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